Unusual Uses for a Hair Dryer Part 1

For most people, a hairdryer is a pretty straightforward tool used for, well, drying and shaping hair. But there are actually tons of other uses for this versatile item. A fraction of people might use their hairdryer daily, but most people don’t have the time to wash, dry, and style their hair every day. So,…

How to Reuse Empty Soda Cans

Cans are infinitely recyclable – take that plastic! – which means that most new cans are made of old ones. Taking your cans to a recycling center might put a few extra pennies in your pocket. But why not re-purpose aluminum cans (or single-use plastics) instead? Environmental shepherds like yourself know the mantra “Reduce, Reuse,…

Genius Uses of Cotton Balls

Yes they are fluffy and soft and used mostly for cosmetic reasons, but cotton balls have a multitude of uses around the house! Here are some genius uses of cotton balls : Flower Plug For Your Daffodils – For hollow stemmed flowers, cut the bottom of the stem at a 45 degree angle, turn stem…

How to Make Moss Graffiti

Moss graffiti, also known as eco-graffiti or green graffiti, is a green alternative to the toxic and environmentally harmful spray paintings used by the street artists. In fact, with moss and a few other harmless ingredients can be created a natural paint that, with time, will simply grow where it was applied. This paint of…

Non-Toxic Ways of Killing Weeds

Strong chemical herbicides, pesticides, and fungicides can end up polluting our drinking water, our groundwater, and surface water, so it’s important to consider the longer term effects of using them, and to instead make the choice to use a gentler herbicide, which won’t contribute to the larger issue of water contamination. Here are some non toxic…

Unexpected Use of a Soap Bar

Rub-a-dub-dub, soap is great for a scrub! But bar soap is handy to have around for many reasons that go far beyond the bathtub. It can serve as a lubricant, freshener, and even a pest-repellent. Here are just a few unusual and clever uses that make the most of a single bar of soap :…

How to Remove Wrinkles Without an Iron

Ugh, ironing. Why is it that it’s always after you’re showered, dressed and ready that you notice those way-too-visible-to-ignore creases in the shirt you couldn’t wait to wear? In the spirit of quick fixes, here are some hassle-free ways to remove wrinkles without breaking out the iron. Shower Method – Close windows and door in your bathroom and…

Tips To Reuse Coffee Grounds

Many people start their day with a fresh, hot cup of coffee. They purchase their coffee with care and enjoy it greatly. But what do you do with those grounds once you’ve drunk your coffee? Here are some uses for those used coffee grounds : Deodorise – Freezer Stinky? Place bowl of used coffee grounds…

Tips to Polish Silverware

The goal when polishing is to remove the tarnish from your silver pieces, so that they can again have that beautiful almost rosy lustrous glow clean silver has. Tarnish is a naturally occurring chemical reaction on all types of silver, where the silver on the surface has a chemical reaction turning it from the pure…